Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Library closed: Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 2.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Aug. 9. For all ages.
Ancestry.com Training: 2 p.m. Aug. 9. Learn how to research family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration is required.
Explore Building with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 9.
Life-Size Candy Land: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 10. For all ages and families. Stop in anytime to join a game of life-size Candy Land.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 10. For ages 12-18. Enjoy pizza and snacks while relaxing after the library has closed for the evening. There will be games, crafts and other activities. Registration encouraged.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors: 4 to 5 p.m. Aug. 13. For ages 12 and under. Read to a therapy dog. This is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read and emerging readers.
Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. Aug. 13. For all ages. Bring in a tablet and Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 14. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Friends of the Chili Public Library: 6 p.m. Aug. 14. Open to the public.
KidFit: 2 p.m. Aug. 15. For ages 4-8. Participate in a program with music and movement. Registration required.
Trivia Night for Adults: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Enjoy a trivia night with snacks and prizes. Registration required.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Aug. 16. For all ages.
Explore Art with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 16.
Tie-dye for Kids: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17. For ages 3-11. Bring a white T-shirt to tie-dye. Rain or shine. Registration required.
Tie-dye for Teens: 1 p.m. Aug. 17. For ages 12-18. Bring a white T-shirt to tie-dye. Rain or shine.
Tie-dye for Adults: 2 p.m. Aug. 17. Bring a white T-shirt to tie-dye. Rain or shine. Registration required.
Upcoming
Make a Decorative Chalkboard: 6 p.m. Aug. 21. For adults. Create and decorate a chalkboard. Supplies provided. Registration required.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
Summer Reading: through Aug. 11. For all ages. Prizes offered weekly. Theme: “Libraries Rock!”
SAT Practice Test: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 9. For grades 9-12. Practice taking the test under simulated conditions. Proctored by a test expert, followed by instruction in scoring the exam and interpreting the results. Bring pencils, snacks and a calculator. Registration required.
African Drums — Storytelling, Dance, Singing: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Aug. 9. For all ages. Listen and dance to rhythmic African drums and other musical instruments. Registration requested.
Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Dance up a storm at the Friday party.
Saturday Baby Story Time: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Aug. 11. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. Program includes stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Understanding Gut Health: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 11. For adults. Learn the best ways to support guts, how it controls overall health, what “gut feelings” really mean and foods that do more harm than good. Taste a gut-balancing drink. Registration recommended.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Aug. 13. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Story Time with Mary Jo: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Aug. 13. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Health Care Navigator: 4:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 13. Apply for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, the New York State Essential Plan or the Affordable Care Act if there was a life-qualifying event within the past 60 days. Certified application counselors from Coordinated Care Services Inc. can help by appointment. For information: (585) 613-7662.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Aug. 14. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Junior Friends of the Gates Public Library: 4 to 5 p.m. Aug. 14. For ages 9-16. Junior Friends are a group of volunteers who meet year-round and help the library with book sales, programs and decorations, among other fun things. Meetings held the second Tuesdays of the month.
Teen Craft — Ice Cream Banks: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14. For ages 9-18. Paint favorite flavors on a bank that can be filled with coins. Registration recommended.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Aug. 15. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Lego Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16. For ages 5-12. Build things with the library’s Lego collection. Registration requested.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Children will hear stories while stretching and strengthening their bodies. Stories will inspire children’s minds as their bodies are busy supporting them.
Upcoming
Ceviche vs. Poke: 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 18. Learn what ceviche is, its origins and how different cultures have their own take on the dish. Sample poke to taste the difference of cultures. Registration required.
Gardener’s Favorites — Fruits and Vegetables: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Hear about individual vegetables from planting to harvest; their strengths, weaknesses and needs; and ways of incorporating them into seeding plans to maximize harvests and hard work. Participants receive free seed packet.
Cupcake Wars: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 18. For ages 9-18. Create two cupcakes that will be peer-judged for appearance and taste. Materials provided. Registration required.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.